I don’t know how you celebrated this year’s national hand hygiene day, but the festivities were a bit muted at my place. I gave up on the themed crossword after “STOP! Clean Your Hands Day is ____ 5th” (correct answer: …
We have finally made a quantum computer. But will it change anything?
You can now use a cellphone in the remotest places on earth—if you really want to
Pushing the limits of brain science could bring Canadian marathoners Olympic glory
What will happen when computers become smarter than people?
Has a small British Columbia start-up built the world’s first viable quantum computer?
Doctors are paid for through our taxes. Why not lawyers? Alex Hutchinson examines a case for universal legal care
CAPTCHA: The job you didn’t even know you had
World-renowned physicist and social innovator Neil Turok brings his mission to Waterloo
The public library takes browsing back from Chapters
Keeping a place for thought experiments in an empirical age
Is GPS technology actually harming our sense of direction?
Does Canada’s “Top Secret” sports technology program undermine the Olympic spirit?
One of the world’s great puppeteers finds renewal — for himself and his art form — in mentorship
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